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Installed new Monroe rear shocks. Pics inside.

 
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Looks good!
 
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Originally Posted by ZEEKA View Post
Just out of curiosity, did any of you change your front shocks as well? Considering most of the weight of the vehicle is over the front axle (if your not hauling or towing anything too heavy regularly), wouldn't it be safe to assume that if your rear shocks are "shot" then your front ones are probably as well?
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What did you guys choose/install for the front? Are you running a leveling kit in the front as well?

I'm def goin with these Monroes for the back. Good price and hopefully much better ride. I've got 66k on my originals.
 
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How have then been after a few months for the first guys to use them?
 
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After 1,000 miles of use I am very pleased. The ride is smoother, more controlled, but not any firmer. My truck now sits level towing the bike trailer.
 
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So I have a 2wd and was curious as to what anyone thinks of putting the 4wd version of these on? Seems like it would work ok by just taking a little weight off of the leaf springs, but could wear out faster with more weight. Comments?
 
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To Ride,

It has been a couple more months.. Have your shocks settled anymore or are they still at 1/2 inch increase over stock?
 
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Im not sure, I would have to go out and measure. But I wont be near my truck until tomorrow.
 
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Anyone looking to get them the best price I found was from amazon.com for $98 shipped. Looking forward to getting them. I have an 04 5.4 with 61K and I am sure my rear shocks need replacing.
 
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Also.. I saw on O'Reily's site when buying these shocks that you may need an installation kit, I think when buying the front shocks.

To those that have these installed front and or rear, do you need anything other than these shocks?
 
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Originally Posted by FX4Nick View Post
Also.. I saw on O'Reily's site when buying these shocks that you may need an installation kit, I think when buying the front shocks.

To those that have these installed front and or rear, do you need anything other than these shocks?
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Just replaced my rear shocks this evening with these p/n 58643 and all I can say is wow. There is a definite ride difference for the better. I also gained an extra 1/2" to 1" in height in the rear as others have claimed to. I'll take pictures and post tomorrow when the sun's out. To the OP thanks very much for bringing these shocks to my attention. I have a leveling kit installed on my truck and it was level, however I did want just alittle more rake back. These shocks solved it.

Here are the after pics:











Nitrox
 

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Monroe quick struts

Originally Posted by Sinzitu View Post
Bump...

What did you guys choose/install for the front? Are you running a leveling kit in the front as well?

I'm def goin with these Monroes for the back. Good price and hopefully much better ride. I've got 66k on my originals.
I'm getting ready to buy the monroe load adjust shocks for the rear of my 04 supercab 4x4.
To answer your question I had to replace the front struts a week after I purchased my truck. I chose to use the monroe quick strut assembly . The run $188 per at advanced auto and carry a limited lifetime warranty, however I found that you can buy a pair for the same price as one on eBay. Problem is you lose the lifetime warranty. I think those only have 1-3 year warranty. As far as installation, they were pretty easy to install stock, however I also chose a 3" over strut spacer for leveling the front end. Made installation a little tougher. Still a manageable job for the do it yourselfer, invite a strong buddy over it takes some muscle. Love the stance of my now level 04! Hope this helps
 
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I'm getting ready to buy the monroe load adjust shocks for the rear of my 04 supercab 4x4.
To answer your question I had to replace the front struts a week after I purchased my truck. I chose to use the monroe quick strut assembly . The run $188 per at advanced auto and carry a limited lifetime warranty, however I found that you can buy a pair for the same price as one on eBay. Problem is you lose the lifetime warranty. I think those only have 1-3 year warranty. As far as installation, they were pretty easy to install stock, however I also chose a 3" over strut spacer for leveling the front end. Made installation a little tougher. Still a manageable job for the do it yourselfer, invite a strong buddy over it takes some muscle. Love the stance of my now level 04! Hope this helps
^^^ Mistake. Good luck with yer soon-to-be-failing front-end components.

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Mistake?

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^^^ Mistake. Good luck with yer soon-to-be-failing front-end components.

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What was a mistake? The spacer? How will that effect my front end components?
 
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Now that I look at this thread again from my original post in 2010, these rear shock's were in my buddy's 2004 FX4 step side. I thought it was an exclusive step side thing for awhile until I seen a step side for sale awhile back with the stock style strut with plastic cover.
 

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